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BTS Backlash: Fans Clash Amid Jungkook Car Crash Investigation

BTS Backlash: Fans Clash Amid Jungkook Car Crash Investigation

Last Tuesday was the final stop for BTS on their “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself World Tour.” The concert took place in their home of Seoul, Korea, and was fittingly called “The Final.” It was a bittersweet moment for fans, as it marked the end of an era for the massive K-pop group, but it also […]

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The Google Pixel 4 is Able to Detect Car Crashes

The Google Pixel 4 is Able to Detect Car Crashes

The Pixel’s new Personal Safety app can detect if you’ve been involved in a car crash and call 911 if necessary.

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Booster Seat Believed to Have Protected Child in Car Crash

Booster Seat Believed to Have Protected Child in Car Crash

On September 15, Jen McLellan’s husband and son got into a car crash. While her husband sustained serious injuries, her son, Braeden, walked away with some bruises and bumps. McLellan believes Braeden’s booster seat protected him and prevented him from having worse injuries. Safe and Sound: 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Earns Top Safety Pick How […]

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Bummer: Charlotte Restaurant Survives another Car Crash

Bummer: Charlotte Restaurant Survives another Car Crash

Welcome to Charlotte, NC, where people drive like bulls in a china shop. Ok, maybe just the southeastern part, as I am sure this local cafe would agree. Learn Why: Charlotte is one of the best places to live in North Carolina The good news is that this Charlotte restaurant survives another car crash, and no […]

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New Reports Link Legalized Marijuana To More Car Crashes

New Reports Link Legalized Marijuana To More Car Crashes

In driving school, we all learned about the dangers of drinking and driving. For most of us, however, that education happened well before marijuana was legalized in select states, so the official message to not drive after using weed is fairly new. While there are pros to legal marijuana, one of the big cons is […]

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How to Handle a Staged Car Crash

How to Handle a Staged Car Crash

Not all collisions are caused accidentally. In some cases, the collisions are carefully staged by individuals seeking to make money from fraudulent claims. If you own a luxury vehicle, new car, or work vehicle, you’re more likely to be a target for this scam. Learn more about the different types of staged crashes as well […]

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Couple Hits the Snooze Button When a Car Crashes Into Their Living Room

Couple Hits the Snooze Button When a Car Crashes Into Their Living Room

A couple in Hayward, California missed one strange wake up call on Tuesday morning. Around 2 a.m., a driver on Fairview Avenue had a bit of trouble maintaining control of their vehicle. According to investigators, the driver hit a guardrail, flying about 30 feet through the air and into the side of the couple’s home. The car landed with its rear wheels sitting […]

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Are Car Crashes More Likely to Happen During a Full Moon?

Are Car Crashes More Likely to Happen During a Full Moon?

For millennia, humanity has been fascinated by the moon and has attributed many things to lunar phases. A full moon has an established presence in folklore and still pervades our explanations of unusual or bizarre occurrences (how often have you blamed the unexpected actions of a fellow driver on the presence of a full moon?). […]

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Uber Settles Out of Court With Self-Driving Car Crash Victim’s Family

Uber Settles Out of Court With Self-Driving Car Crash Victim’s Family

Uber has reached a settlement with the family of Elaine Herzberg, who died after a self-driving Uber struck her as she crossed the street with her bicycle in Arizona. Travel Carefully: Follow these tips for travelling with your pets The crash, which occurred late on Sunday, the 18th, has been under investigation ever since, and […]

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AAA Study Finds That Drowsy Driving Is a Factor in Approximately 10% of Car Crashes

AAA Study Finds That Drowsy Driving Is a Factor in Approximately 10% of Car Crashes

AAA's findings conclude that drowsy driving is a much larger factor in vehicle crashes than previous studies had reported

By now, the risks of drunk driving are rather well known and recognized, although the importance of preventing drunk driving cannot be overstated. Still, there are several other, often unmentioned, conditions and states of mind that can make operating a vehicle extremely dangerous. Take, for example, drowsy driving. In the past, federal estimates indicated that […]

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Deadly Car Crashes Reach Highest Level Since 2007

Deadly Car Crashes Reach Highest Level Since 2007

Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported 2016 as the highest year for deadly crashes in the United States since 2007. In 2007, the United States had 41,259 fatal car accidents. While car-related deaths have been below that for the last decade, 2016 reported the highest rate since then, with 37,461 fatal car accidents—a […]

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20 Years Later: Princess Diana’s Fatal Car Crash

20 Years Later: Princess Diana’s Fatal Car Crash

20 years ago today, Princess Diana was killed in a fatal car accident in Paris. While at high speeds, being followed by paparazzi, Princess Diana’s Mercedes S-280 limousine crashed into a wall, killing the princess, her boyfriend, and her driver. However, in the years since her death, the cause of the crash itself has been debated. Immediately following […]

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Report: Pedestrian Death in Car Crashes Rise to Record Levels

Report: Pedestrian Death in Car Crashes Rise to Record Levels

As more and more cars have been sold, typically the “record levels of collisions” talk has revolved around vehicle-to-vehicle crashes or vehicle-to-object crashes. However, according to the Associated Press, we should probably be adding vehicle-to-pedestrian collisions to the grisly record books. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrian deaths in car crashes have […]

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Actress Saved By Audi In Car Crash

Actress Saved By Audi In Car Crash

Here at The News Wheel, we talk a lot about the latest and greatest features of cars, from luxurious seats to the interactive infotainment systems. What really matters in a vehicle, though, is its ability to protect you if the worst should happen. If it’s a fender-bender or a catastrophic collision, we all want to […]

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Johnny Manziel Reportedly Survives Car Crash Involving his Nissan GT-R

Johnny Manziel Reportedly Survives Car Crash Involving his Nissan GT-R

On Wednesday, June 22nd, TMZ Sports reported that controversial ex-football star Johnny Manziel was involved in a serious car crash in Dallas, Texas. TMZ confirmed the 2015 Nissan GT-R involved in the incident was indeed registered to Manziel and it’s the same vehicle he was driving last year during an alleged domestic dispute with his […]

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Car Crash Victim Sues Snapchat for ‘Speedometer’ Filter Involved in Collision

Car Crash Victim Sues Snapchat for ‘Speedometer’ Filter Involved in Collision

A victim of a car crash outside of Atlanta, Georgia, is now suing Snapchat for the part that the phone app played in the collision. According to the lawsuit, the victim, an Uber driver named Wentworth Maynard was merging onto a four-lane highway outside of Georgia’s capital (a city already known for its heavy traffic), […]

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Man Sues Tom Hanks and Wife for Son Chet Hanks’ Car Crash

Man Sues Tom Hanks and Wife for Son Chet Hanks’ Car Crash

Early last year, Tom Hanks’ son Chet got in a car crash on Route 110, rear-ending a car driven by a man named Terry Moogan. At the time, the crash didn’t exactly make headlines, but after disappearing from public view during that summer and emerging to tell people that he had been missing due to […]

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UPDATE: Former ‘Top Gear’ Host Jeremy Clarkson Unhurt Following Car Crash

UPDATE: Former ‘Top Gear’ Host Jeremy Clarkson Unhurt Following Car Crash

Former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson shared an ominous picture via Twitter on March 2nd that shows a mangled car with a caption that says, “Had a bit of an accident while filming today.” Is Your Daily Commute Boring? These three Podcasts are definitely worth a listen Had a bit of an accident while filming today. pic.twitter.com/HUvzoFOqAb […]

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